[NTG-context] Rotating externalfigure

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 29 08:37:03 CEST 2012


Am 29.03.2012 um 01:07 schrieb Malte Stien:

> Hi all,
> 
> I am trying to rotate a figure on a page. I believe it should work as follows:
> 
>  \placefigure[left]{Some figure caption}{\externalfigure[some-figure-caption][orientation=90]}
> 
> ...and the figure does indeed get rotated, but the bounding box appears to be incorrect. The figure ends up being far too small and actually overlays the text above it. I found a couple of posts on the mailing list from years ago regarding this, where people seemed to have related issues.
> 
> Is there a solution to this? Should this work or am I doing something wrong? I could rotate the figure in the source application, but that is not ideal.

Do you have a example because I can’t reproduce it with this example.

\starttext

\input knuth

\placefigure[left]{Cow}{\externalfigure[cow][frame=on,scale=500,orientation=90]} \input knuth

\input knuth

\stoptext

Wolfgang


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